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MPC Filmby on Feb 7, 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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Annual Salary : $54,080.00 - $80,000.00
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With offices all over the globe, Moving Picture Company (MPC) is one of the world's leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating award winning, high-end VFX for the advertising industries.We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be a part of some of the best work in the industry.

Our teams in Vancouver, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in the success of these projects.

Job Description

Our FX TDs are responsible for gathering a variety of 3D assets produced by our Layout and Animation departments and creating rigid body, particle and fluid simulations.

If you have a passion for FX and can use Maya, or Houdini then we want to hear from you!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Attend daily progress reviews
  • Composite rendered CG elements and live-action footage for daily progress reviews
  • Deliver assets and final shots that are creative and technically strong with guidance from senior artists in an allotted timeline
  • Work in partnership with lighters and compositors to ensure shots are delivered efficiently and to the very highest standard
  • Design, create and render effects such as particles, fluids and dynamic simulations
  • Develop and maintain ‘production-ready’ proprietary FX tools to create controllable photorealistic effects


Extensive knowledge and experience in:

- Python and Mel, additional languages and programming skills would be considered

- Houdini and/or Maya

- VFX pipeline for feature films

- Techniques and technologies relating to FX simulation

- High-level film based compositing system, preferably Nuke

  • Previous experience working with Linux command line interface
  • Good working knowledge of modern renders, Renderman preferred
  • A basic knowledge of physics

Language of work will be in English.

This is a project based contract position. Employees receive 5 days paid sick leave prorated per calendar year and 10 days’ vacation per calendar year.

Employees will be entitled to benefits after either a 3 or 9 month wait period (depending on eligibility), in which time they will receive the following benefits: health, medical, dental, 1x life insurance, and MSP support.

This position is based in our office, located at 5th Floor, 1132 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2S2, Canada.

Salary range: $54,080 - $80,000 CAD per annum with eligibility for an annual salary review.

Hours of work: Standard hours are 40 hours per week. Overtime hours may be required.

Contact information:

Phone Number: 604-689-1081

Fax: 604-666-8920

Mailing Address: 5th Floor, 1132 Hamilton Street, Vancouver BC V6B 2S2, Canada

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